Prospective Employees Have Edge in Recruitment


A recent survey of 141 small businesses with fewer than 100 employees showed many companies were seeing shifts in the attitudes of prospective workers.
Traditional rewards still held considerable appeal: The top incentives for job applicants in 2000 were
 
   
Many small businesses reported that recruiting had become more difficult.
 
   
As to the job market, small business owners said prospective employees had the upper hand.
 
Source: Advantage Payroll Services, Auburn, Maine, www.advantagepayroll.com .

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